IT News in Brief – 6 May

Microsoft and Digita unveil tax package

At the National Accounting Exhibition in Birmingham on May 18-20, Digita and Microsoft will unveil their personal tax self-assessment package, TaxSaver – as predicted in Accountancy Age.

Revenue up for Access Colchester-based Access Accounting reported that its revenues for the year ended 31 March 1996 exceeded £4m, and so maintained the company’s record of growing at 25% a year. Profits were up 3.5% to £522,000, all of which would be ploughed into research and development.

Infinium launches EDI module Infinium has launched an Electronic Data Interchange module to transfer data between its AS/400-based payroll application and the Inland Revenue’s online PAYE system. It handles P45, P46, P160 starter and leaver details, and P6 in-year code changes. P9 annual and budget code changes, works/pension number updates, P11D expenses and benefits returns, and P14/P60 end-of-year details are due in future releases.

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